Aurland Hotels

Insights from kimkim local specialists for our hand-selected hotels in Aurland, Norway
Aurland draws visitors for its scenic views and opportunities for immersion in nature. Enjoy these experiences from the comfort of your hotel room by choosing one of kimkim's handpicked properties. Wangen Apartments by Fjord Resort, for example, is perched on the pier and offers apartments with up to three bedrooms and panoramic views of Aurlandsfjord. Or choose a smaller, charming property like Aurland Guesthouse, a good choice with cozy communal spaces, or 29|2 Aurland, a unique pick with its 10 rustic rooms, a chef, a gardener, and an artist-in-residence.
29|2 Aurland
· Comfort
In 2014, this former fishing lodge was transformed into a small property with 10 rustic-chic rooms. The owners live on-site, and each summer season ushers in a new staff, including a chef, gardener, and artist-in-residence. Guests spend their days in nature—with plenty of hikes and activities in...
Hotel Aurlandsfjord
· Mid-range
Surrounded by fjord views, this traditional clapboard hotel in Aurland completed a major interior renovation in 2021. Contemporary rooms have new bathrooms and local bath products, and many come with balconies or terraces (dogs are welcome). A restaurant and bar face the views, and staff can...
Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri
· Comfort
With direct views of the Aurlandsfjord, this seasonal, family-owned property in Aurland once hosted British salmon anglers in the 19th century. Today, there are 22 rooms that come in a few different categories (and buildings) including charming hotel rooms with antique furnishings to modern...
Aurland Fjordhotel
· Mid-range
Hotel Aurlandsfjord gets its name from its location along the picturesque Aurlandsfjord in the town of Aurlandsvangen. Here, you'll be near local amenities such as cafés, a gastro pub, and traditional shops, as well as natural attractions like a picturesque lagoon and hiking trails. But when...
Photo courtesy of Wangen Apartments
Wangen Apartments by Fjord Resort
Enjoy a scenic stay at Wangen Apartments, a modern property on Aurland Village's pier. These apartments are located in a quiet area offering panoramic views of Aurlandsfjord and proximity to nearby attractions like City Beach, which is just a 5-minute walk away. Each apartment at Wangen...
Photo courtesy of Aurlang Guesthouse
Aurland Guesthouse at Fjord Resort
Aurland Guesthouse is a picturesque red house nestled in a quaint village, just a short walk from the harbor. The guesthouse's prime location offers fjord and a countryside setting with necessary amenities. The guesthouse offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere with the backdrop of the mountain...

Hotel Advice for Aurland, Norway

This historic hotel has easy access to challenging hiking trails (photo courtesy of Kviknes Hotel)
The 12 Best Hotels in the Sognefjord

Given the rugged, remote, and sizable setting in Norway's fjord region, choosing the right hotel (and location) can get tricky, but we're here to help. We've hand-picked a dozen options in the Sognefjord—the country's longest and deepest fjord—and have broken them down into three categories depending on your budget: standard, mid-range, and luxury. Read on for the best hotels in the Sognefjord.

A series of historic clapboard buildings make up Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri in Aurland (photo courtesy of @kristaelvheim)
The 3 Best Hotels in Aurland

If traveling to Norway's fjord region, the small village of Aurland provides a charming base for exploring the incredibly scenic Aurlandsford (a branch of the Sognefjord). These three hotels—two of which are family-owned—offer easy access to hiking trails, fjord excursions, a beachfront for swimmers, and Stegastein Viewpoint.

This historic hotel with stylish new interiors is located near hiking trails and glacier tours (photo courtesy of Fjærland Fjordstove Hotel)
The 8 Best Historic Hotels in the Sognefjord

These eight properties—many family-owned and operated for generations—provide plenty of local charm and hospitality after a day's adventures in the Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

A pool with a view (photo courtesy of Hofslund Fjord Hotel)
The 8 Best Mid-Range Hotels in the Sognefjord

Choosing a mid-range hotel while exploring Norway's longest and deepest fjord is ideal for travelers who want a step above the standard category but don't want to spend on luxury. These eight properties offer comfortable interiors and perks, like renovated rooms with local bath products, a fireplace lounge, or an outdoor pool facing the fjord.

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The 5 Best Standard Hotels in the Sognefjord

Norway's fjord region, like all of Scandinavia, is notoriously expensive, but the Sognefjord—Norway's longest and deepest fjord—has its share of affordable stays surrounded by spectacular scenery. We've hand-picked five simple but charming hotels that don't break the bank, leaving you extra spending money for the area's wide range of outdoor adventures and cultural activities.

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